Area served: 320 square mile, eight county region of central Indiana.
Population served: 15,000 members
Technical highlights: The company has deployed more than 1,500 miles of fiber and offers residential and business customers capacities up to 10Gig and beyond.
NineStar smart meters enable meter reading automation and time of use rates, eliminating costly meter readings and enabling users to identify usage trends and purchase energy when it is most economical. NineStar Connect, itself a merger between a communications and energy company, has created an additional communications firm with an area energy company and partners with other public utilities to deliver GigE services to users in rural Indiana.